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UK Medical Heritage Library

The UK Medical Heritage Library brings together books and pamphlets from 10 research libraries in the UK, focused on the 19th and early 20th century history of medicine and related disciplines. This ongoing digitisation project is funded by Jisc (http://www.jisc-content.ac.uk/) and the Wellcome Library (http://wellcomelibrary.org). The UK Medical Heritage Library is a sub-set of the Medical Heritage Library (archive.org/details/medicalheritagelibrary).

UK Medical Heritage Library partners include:

  • King's College London
  • London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
  • Royal College of Physicians of London
  • Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
  • Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • University of Bristol
  • UCL (University College London)
  • University of Glasgow
  • University of Leeds
  • Wellcome Library

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European Libraries
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collections
156,450
texts
Year
1,221
1967
1,243
1966
1,259
1965
1,270
1964
1,267
1963
1,289
1962
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Topics & Subjects
62,229
Water Supply
61,106
Sanitation
60,585
Public Health
60,353
Disease Outbreaks
3,141
School Health Services
2,577
Medicine
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Collection
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Creator
8,264
royal college of surgeons of england
2,420
royal college of physicians of edinburgh
1,305
royal college of physicians of london
1,304
university of glasgow. library
461
royal college of physicians of london. n 80046799
330
royal college of physicians of edinburgh. n 82024440
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Language
119,366
English
16,021
French
10,670
German
3,594
Latin
1,934
Italian
1,359
Spanish
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Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
Topic: Botany - India
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Library & Archives Service
by Great Britain. Commissioners for Inquiring into the State of Large Towns and Populous Districts; Great Britain. Royal Commission on the State of Large Towns and Populous Districts; London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine; London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
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Copies of First report, Vol. 1 (1844), in original binding, have spine title : Health of Towns Commission. First report. Causes of disease and means of prevention. Vol. I
Dedication: "To His Majesty the King of the Belgians "
Topics: Vesalius, Andreas, 1514-1564, Anatomy
Wellcome Library
texts
eye 2,246
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Issued in 6 parts
Topics: Plants, Medicinal, Materia Medica
Wellcome Trust Publications
by Burroughs Wellcome and Company; Wellcome Foundation Ltd
texts
eye 2,208
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Advertising booklet for Burroughs Wellcome's products and exhibits at the Meeting
Topics: Drug Industry, Exhibits as Topic, Advertising as Topic
Wellcome Sexology Collection
by Sade, marquis de, 1740-1814
texts
eye 2,208
favorite 6
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In illustrated wrapper with cover title: Marquis de Sade
Topic: Erotic literature
Added illustrated t.-p. with title: Beeton's book of household management
Topics: Cooking, Housekeeping
Wellcome Library
by Birdwood, George C. M. (George Christopher Molesworth), Sir, 1832-1917; Bombay (Presidency). Government Central Museum
texts
eye 2,203
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Includes indexes
Topic: Plants, Medicinal
Wellcome Library
by Lenormant, Francois; Cooper, W. R. (William Ricketts), 1843-1878. nr2002006103
texts
eye 2,194
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"Editor's preface" signed: W. R. C. [i. e. William Ricketts Cooper]
Topic: Magic
Wellcome Library
by Rose, H. A. (Horace Arthur), 1867-1933. n 84103999; Ibbetson, Denzil, Sir, 1847-1908. n 84029393; Maclagan, Edward, Sir, 1864-1952. nr 93011436
texts
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Subtitle varies slightly
Topics: Ethnology, Caste, Caste, Ethnology, Religion
This material has been provided by The Royal College of Surgeons of England. The original may be consulted at The Royal College of Surgeons of England
Topics: Prostitution, legislation & jurisprudence, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, prevention &...
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Topic: Beards
University of Leeds Library
by New Sydenham Society; University of Leeds. Library
texts
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Fasciculi XIV to XXVII (in continuation of the Atlas of pathology); constitute New Sydenham Society publications no.175-193(?)
Topics: General Surgery, Pathology, Medicine
University of Glasgow Library
by Royal Medical and Chirurgical Society. Library; Wheatley, Benjamin Robert, 1819-1884; University of Glasgow. Library
texts
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This material has been provided by The University of Glasgow Library. The original may be consulted at The University of Glasgow Library
Topic: Medicine
Includes index
Topics: Chemists, Pharmacists
Topic: Genealogy and Heraldry
Royal College of Physicians
by Suśruta; Bhishagratna, Kunjalal, 1865-; Royal College of Physicians of London
texts
eye 1,949
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Royal College of Physicians, London
Topics: Ayurvedic medicine, Medicine
Wellcome Library
by Stekel, Wilhelm, 1868-1940.; Stekel, Wilhelm, 1868-1940
texts
eye 1,924
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Translation of Sadismus und Masochismus
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Topic: Paraphilias
Wellcome Sexology Collection
texts
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Translation of: Der Fetischismus.-- 1. Aufl.--[Berlin? : Urban & Schwarzenberg?], 1923
Wellcome Library
by Mathers, S. L. MacGregor (Samuel Liddell MacGregor), 1854-1918. n 50057836; Knorr von Rosenroth, Christian, Freiherr, 1636-1689. n 84806453
texts
eye 1,912
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Includes index
Topics: Bible, Cabala
Wellcome Sexology Collection
texts
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Topics: Corporal punishment, Flagellation, Flagellants
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Topics: Erotica, Paraphilias, Sadomasochism
Several prefaces and appendices to sections inserted, with individual roman pagings (245 p. in all)
Topics: Military Medicine, Military Nursing, Hospitals, Military
With engraved frontispiece
Topics: English Language, Encyclopedias and dictionaries
This material has been provided by King’s College London. The original may be consulted at King’s College London
Topics: International Exhibition, (1862 : London, England), Exhibitions, Industries
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Library & Archives Service
by Ministère de l'Agriculture et du Commerce; Thirion, Charles, 1827-
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eye 1,829
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"Exposition Universelle Internationale du 1878, á Paris"--title page
Wellcome Library
by Ploss, Hermann Heinrich, 1819-1885; Bartels, Max (Maximilian), 1843-1904; Bartels, Paul, 1874-1914; Dingwall, Eric John
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eye 1,799
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A translation based upon "Das Weib in der Natur- und Völkerkunde : anthropologische Studien von Dr H. Ploss," Leipzig, 1885, and later editions. cf. Pref
Topics: Women, Ethnology, Sex, Women
Wellcome Library
by Great Exhibition (1851 : London, England); Great Britain. Commissioners for the Exhibition of 1851
texts
eye 1,774
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Advertisements on first 16 pages at the beginning of v.4 (supplementary volume)
Topics: Great Exhibition (1851 : London, England), Exhibits as Topic, Science, Technology, Industry
Wellcome Library
by Kant, Immanuel, 1724-1804. n 79021614; Vorländer, Karl, 1860-1928. n 87896699
texts
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Topics: Anthropology, Psychology
Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
Topic: Encyclopedias and dictionaries
Topic: Pharmacology
Includes index
Topics: Legislation, Medical, Mental retardation
Royal College of Physicians
by Royal College of Physicians of London. n 80046799
texts
eye 1,723
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This material has been provided by Royal College of Physicians, London. The original may be consulted at Royal College of Physicians, London
Topic: Directories
Royal College of Surgeons of England
texts
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The Royal College of Surgeons of England
Topic: Thalassotherapy
Wellcome Library
texts
eye 1,722
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Issued in 6 parts
Topics: Plants, Medicinal, Materia Medica
Mit dem von Prof. Ebers hergestellten genauen Facsimile der kalendarischen Notiz auf dem Rücken des Papyrus Ebers
Topics: Manuscripts (Papyri), Medicine, Egyptian
Wellcome Sexology Collection
by Scott, George Ryley, 1886-; Scott, George Ryley, 1886-
texts
eye 1,718
favorite 6
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Includes bibliographic references and index
Topics: Sexual health, Sex
Wellcome Library
texts
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Topic: Plants, Medicinal
King's College London, Foyle Special Collections Library
by Dymock, William, 1834-1892; Warden, Charles James Hislop; Hooper, David, 1858-1947; King's College London
texts
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King’s College London
Topics: Materia medica, Vegetable, Medicinal plants
Royal College of Physicians
by Dundee Art Exhibition Committee; Royal College of Physicians of London
texts
eye 1,667
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This material has been provided by Royal College of Physicians, London. The original may be consulted at Royal College of Physicians, London
Topics: Art, Exhibitions
Wellcome Library
texts
eye 1,655
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New, 1890 preface signed W.W. Westcott
Topic: Alchemy
Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Burroughs Wellcome and Company, Drug Industry
King's College London, Foyle Special Collections Library
by Bleuler, Eugen, 1857-1939; Guttmann, Dr. former owner; King's College London
texts
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Includes bibliography
Topic: Schizophrenia
Bibliographie: p. [67]-68
Topics: Typhoid Fever, Pregnancy Complications, Infectious
On cover: Sex magnetism
Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
Topics: Medicine, Herbal, Plants, Medicinal
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Library & Archives Service
by Ruge, Reinhold Friedrich, 1862-; Zur Verth, Max, 1874-1941; London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine; London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
texts
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This material has been provided by London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Library & Archives Service. The original may be consulted at London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Library & Archives Service
Topics: Tropical medicine, Tropical Medicine
The University of Leeds Library
Topics: Dictionaries, Polyglot, Food, Cooking
Wellcome Library
texts
eye 1,588
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Wellcome Trust Publications
by Comrie, John D. (John Dixon), 1875-1939; Wellcome Historical Medical Museum
texts
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Paged continuously
Topics: Medicine, Physicians
Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (RCPE)
by International Health Exhibition (1884 : London, England); Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
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Cont: v. 1-3. Health in the dwelling -- v. 4-6. Health in diet -- v. 7-9. Health in relation to civic life -- v. 10-12. General hygiene -- v. 13-16. Conference on education -- v. 17-19. Miscellaneous
Topics: Public Health, Hygiene
Wellcome Library
by Jendrásik, Ernő
texts
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Includes index and references
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Topics: World War, 1914-1918, Military Medicine
University of Leeds Library
by Eichhorst, Hermann, 1849-1921; University of Leeds. Library
texts
eye 1,566
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This material has been provided by The University of Leeds Library. The original may be consulted at The University of Leeds Library
Topics: Nervous system diseases, Muscular diseases
Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (RCPE)
by Hooper, David, 1858-1947; Warden, C. J. H. (Charles James Hislop), 1851-1900; Dymock, William, 1834-1892; Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
texts
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Note: Vol. 3 has no general t.p. Vol. 4 Index and appendix
Topics: Plants, Medicinal, Materia Medica
University of Leeds Library
by Escoffier, A. (Auguste), 1846-1935; Gilbert, Philéas; Fetu, Emile; University of Leeds. Library
texts
eye 1,549
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The University of Leeds Library
Topic: Cooking, French
University of Glasgow Library
by United States. Armed Forces Medical Library; United States. Army Medical Library; United States. Surgeon General's Office. Library; University of Glasgow. Library
texts
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Continued by Armed Forces Medical Library catalog
Topics: Incunabula, Medicine, Medicine
Wellcome Library
by Rose, H. A. (Horace Arthur), 1867-1933. n 84103999; Ibbetson, Denzil, Sir, 1847-1908. n 84029393; Maclagan, Edward, Sir, 1864-1952. nr 93011436
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eye 1,537
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Subtitle varies slightly
Topics: Ethnology, Caste, Caste, Ethnology, Religion
Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (RCPE)
by Somerville, Martha Charters, 1813-1879; Somerville, Mary, 1780-1872; Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
texts
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Titl: Spine title: Memoirs of Mary Somerville Cont: With a portrait of Mary Somerville
Topics: Women scientists - biography, Somerville, Mary, 1780-1872
Wellcome Sexology Collection
texts
eye 1,519
favorite 1
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Includes bibliographic references
Topics: Sex, Women, Men, Gender Identity
UCL Library Services, University College London (UCL)
by Lange, Fritz, ed; Von Aberle, Doctor; University College, London. Library Services
texts
eye 1,518
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Orthopedics, Orthopedic Procedures
Wellcome Sexology Collection
by Bloch, Iwan, 1872-1922.; Bloch, Iwan, 1872-1922
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Translation of: Das Sexualleben unserer Zeit in seinen Beziehungen zur modernen Kultur. 4. bis 6. Aufl. Berlin : L. Marcus, 1908
Topics: Sexual Behavior, Sex
Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (RCPE)
by Cousin, Victor, 1792-1867; Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
texts
eye 1,502
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Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
Topic: Philosophy
Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (RCPE)
by Alibert, Jean-Louis-Marie, 1768-1837; Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
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eye 1,501
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Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
Topic: Skin Diseases
Topic: Plants, Medicinal
University of Glasgow Library
by Flückiger, Friedrich A. (Friedrich August), 1828-1894; Hanbury, Daniel, 1825-1875; University of Glasgow. Library
texts
eye 1,496
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With half-title page
Topics: Botany, Medical, Materia medica, Vegetable, Medicinal plants, Pharmacology
Wellcome Library
by Velázquez de la Cadena, Mariano, 1778-1860. n 50017678; Gray, Edward, 1849-1920. n 80139413; Iribas, Juan L. n 50029463
texts
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Topics: Spanish language, English language
Wellcome Sexology Collection
by Velde, Theodoor H. van de (Theodoor Hendrik), 1873-1937
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"With 480 cinematographic and 54 full-page illustrations"
Topics: Women's Health, Physical Fitness, Exercise
Wellcome Trust Publications
by Burroughs Wellcome and Company; Chicago Exposition (1933)
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Advertising booklet for Burroughs Wellcome's products given away at the 1933 Chicago Exposition
Topics: Burroughs Wellcome and Company, Drug Industry, Exhibits as Topic, Advertising as Topic
Wellcome Sexology Collection
by Aretino, Pietro, 1492-1556
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eye 1,462
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With 18 leaves of plates
Topics: Erotic literature, Coitus
University of Glasgow Library
by Royal College of Surgeons of England. Library; Willis, R; University of Glasgow. Library
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Appended to v. 2, with special t.-p.: Synopsis of the arrangement followed in the classed catalogue of books belonging to the Royal college of surgeons in London. London, 1838
Topics: Royal College of Surgeons of England. Library, Classification, Medicine
King's College London, Foyle Special Collections Library
by Beckmann, Johann, 1739-1811; Johnston, William; Physical Society (Guy's Hospital) former owner; King's College London
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eye 1,457
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Library holds Vol. 4 only
Topics: Technology, Science, Inventions
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Library & Archives Service
by Frazer, James George, Sir, 1854-1941; London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine; London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
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A complete set of 'The golden bough' comprises 13 volumes made up as follows: [Vol. I-II] Part 1 [in 2 vols]. The magic art and the evolution of kings. 1911. -- [Vol. III] Part II. Taboo and the perils of the soul. 1911. -- [Vol. IV] Part III. The dying god. 1911.-- [Vol. V-VI] Part IV [in 2 vols] Adonis, Attis, Osiris; studies in the history of oriental religion. 3rd ed., rev. and enl. 1914.--[Vol. VII-VIII] Part V [in 2 vols] Spirits of the corn and the wild. 1912.-- [Vol. IX] Part VI. The...
Royal College of Physicians
by Fell-Smith, Charlotte, -1937; Royal College of Physicians of London
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Royal College of Physicians, London
Topics: Mysticism, Science, Astrology
University of Bristol Library
by Cameron, Charles Alexander, 1830-1921; Bristol Medico-Chirurgical Society. Library, Provenance; British Medical Association, Provenance; University of Bristol. Library
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eye 1,447
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Includes bibliography
Topic: History of Medicine